Shanthi Krishna

Shanthi Krishna (born 2 January 1964) is an Indian actress and dancer known for her leading roles in Malayalam and Tamil films. As a star in the 1980s and 1990s, she won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance as Sharadammini in Chakoram (1994), the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam for her performance in Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela, and the Kerala state television award for best actress.

Shanthi Krishna
Born (1964-01-02) 2 January 1964 (age 56)
OccupationActress
Years active1980 — 1986
1991 — 1998
2017 — present
Spouse(s)
  • (m. 1984; div. 1995)
  • Sadasivan Bajore
    (m. 1998; div. 2016)
Children2
Parent(s)
  • R. Krishna
  • K. Sharada
RelativesSuresh Krissna (Brother)

Early lifeEdit

Her parents are R. Krishna and K. Sharada, a Palakkad Iyer family based in Bombay. She completed her education at Mumbai S.I.E.S. College and General Education Academy. Her three brothers are Sreeram, Satheesh and film director Suresh Krissna.[1][2][3]

Shanthi made her acting debut in the Malayalam movie Nidra (1981), directed by Bharathan.[clarification needed] The same year, she acted in her first Tamil film, Paneer Pushpangal.[4] She quit the film industry after her first marriage, but made a comeback in 1991 in the movie Nayam Vyakthamakkunnu.[5] She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Chakoram (1994). In 1997 she stopped appearing in Malayalam movies.[6] She served as a jury member in Malayalam film awards.[7] She made a second comeback in 2017 with the movie Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela.

Personal lifeEdit

Shanthi Krishna married Malayalam actor Sreenath in 1984 and divorced him in 1995. In 1998, she married Sadasivan Bajore from Kollam,[8] the secretary of Rajiv Gandhi Group of Institutions.[9] The couple divorced in 2016.[10][11] They have two children, Mithul and Mithali. She lived in the US for a while and later returned to Bangalore.[1][12]

AwardsEdit

Kerala State Film Awards
Other Awards

FilmographyEdit

  • All films are in Malayalam, unless otherwise noted.
Year Film Character Notes
TBA Oru Rathri Oru Pakal TBA Filming
TBA Vellaram Kunnile Velli Meenukal TBA Filming
2020 Shyamaragam Bhagyalakshmi Filming
2019 Ulta Savithri
Happy Sardar
Margamkali Chandrika
Subharathri Khadeeja
Vakathirivu Sathi teacher
Mangalath Vasundhara Mangalath Vasundhara
Athiran Lakshmi
Lonappante Mammodheesa Valyechi
Mikhael Ancy
Vijay Superum Pournamiyum Radhamani
2018 Ente Ummante Peru Ramlath
Mangalyam Thanthunanena Thresiamma Also playback singer
Krishnam Meera Bilingual film
Krishnam Tamil film
Mazhayathu Anamika (Principal)
Aravindante Athidhikal Geethalakshmi Cameo Appearance
Kuttanadan Marpappa Mary Also playback singer
2017 Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela Sheela Chacko
2012 Karppooradeepam Sheela
Lumiere Brothers Herself Archive footage
1998 Manjeeradhwani Subhadra
Priyuralu Subhadra Telugu film
1997 Laali Shanthi Krishna Kannada film
Kalyana Unnikal Raziya
Nerrukku Ner Shanthi Tamil film
1996 Laalanam Saleena
April 19 Zeenath
1995 Thakshashila Ganga
Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman Hemalatha
Sukrutham Durga
1994 Chakoram Shardamani
Ilayum Mullum Parvathy
Kudumba Visesham Aswathy
Pakshe Rajeswari
Pingami Vijay Menon's Mother
Parinayam Maathu
Varanamaalyam Vasundara
Dhadha Devi
1993 Aalavattam Urmila
Chenkol Jose's wife
Johnny Margaret
Mayamayooram Dr. Vimala
Gandharvam Lakshmi
1992 Mahanagaram Geetha
Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam Radhika
Aparatha Soumini
Kauravar Ramani
Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari Devayani
Savidham Soumini
(Actress Sunitha Mother)
1991 Nayam Vyakthamakkunnu Valsala
Vishnulokam Savithri
Achan Pattalam Ashok's mother
Ennum Nanmakal Radha Devi
1986 Nimishangal Anitha
1985 Hemavin Kadhalargal Tamil film
1984 Mangalam Nerunnu Usha
Anbulla Malare - Tamil film
1983 Prem Nazirine Kanmanilla Herself
Maniyara Sabna
Himavahini Hema
Sagaram Santham Sreedevi
Omanathinkal Ajitha/Gopi's wife
Swapnalokum -
Eenam
Visa Nalini
1982 Chillu Annie
Simla Special Uma Tamil film
Manal Kayiru Uma Tamil film
Nambinal Nambungal Tamil film
Idiyum Minnalum -
Kilukilukkam Anjali
Ithu Njangalude Katha Prabha
Kelkatha Shabdam Sushama
1981 Panneer Pushpangal Uma Tamil film
Chinna Mul Peria Mul Radha Tamil film
Sivappu Malli Mallika Tamil film
Tharattu Meera
Nidra Aswathy

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "JB Junction with Shanthikrishna". kairalitv.com. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
  2. ^ "CINIDIARY - A Complete Online Malayalam Cinema News Portal". cinidiary.com.
  3. ^ "ശാന്തി കൃഷ്ണ വീണ്ടും വിവാഹ മോചിതയാകുന്നു". https://malayalam.filmibeat.com. 12 June 2015. External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "Malayalam actors of the young generation are at ease: Shanthi Krishna to TNM". The News Minute. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Profiles Movie Gallery Reviews Actors Actress TV Stars Videos Showtime You are here: Home » News » Movie-news » Santhikrishna, back in gossip Santhikrishna, back in gossip". kerala9.com. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Happy about Njandonam". deccanchronicle.com/. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ "For yesteryear poster girl Shanthi Krishna, it's third comeback". OnManorama. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Need a life of my own, says Shanthi Krishna". OnManorama. 26 September 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  9. ^ "നടി ശാന്തി കൃഷ്ണ വീണ്ടും വിവാഹമോചിതയായി". www.mangalam.com.
  10. ^ "Actress Shanthi Krishna files for divorce from her second husband". OnManorama. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Shanthi Krishna files for divorce again - ChennaiVision". 2 September 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  12. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/cinema/latest-news/325867

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